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Thu Dec 13, 2012, 02:34 PM

Mr. Sulu hits warp speed again...

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Reply Mr. Sulu hits warp speed again... (Original post)
Playinghardball Dec 2012 OP
abelenkpe Dec 2012 #1
Xipe Totec Dec 2012 #2
dipsydoodle Dec 2012 #3
Myrina Dec 2012 #8
dipsydoodle Dec 2012 #9
calimary Dec 2012 #12
lunatica Dec 2012 #4
cbrer Dec 2012 #5
Fearless Dec 2012 #15
Cha Dec 2012 #6
calimary Dec 2012 #20
Uncle Joe Dec 2012 #7
meegbear Dec 2012 #10
Surya Gayatri Dec 2012 #11
Yavin4 Dec 2012 #13
RebelOne Dec 2012 #16
Marrah_G Dec 2012 #14
navarth Dec 2012 #17
Whisp Dec 2012 #18
dipsydoodle Dec 2012 #19

Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 02:37 PM

1. Love him! nt

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 02:48 PM

2. He never disappoints. nt

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 03:15 PM

3. Great guy with a great sense of humour.

Check him out on FB.

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Response to dipsydoodle (Reply #3)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 03:43 PM

8. I think that's where most of this cross-posting comes from ...

n/t

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Response to Myrina (Reply #8)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 04:09 PM

9. Yes indeed

I'm sure it is.

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Response to dipsydoodle (Reply #3)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 05:24 PM

12. I try to do that every day! I LOVE his Facebook page!

He has SO MANY good and hilariously funny things on there!

Did you happen to see the one about "Snow White and the Seven Worfs"? It was Disney's Snow White, surrounded by seven photos of Michael Dorn as Worf, from "Star Trek" - and they were all labeled "Grumpy"! So you had Snow White and Grumpy, Grumpy, Grumpy, Grumpy, Grumpy, Grumpy, and Grumpy! I almost spit my hot tea all over my computer!!!! Almost RIDICULOUSLY funny!!!

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 03:17 PM

4. I love that he's a fellow American!

Makes me proud!

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 03:26 PM

5. 100% Class Act that rarely if ever mentions his stay in an interment camp during WW2. nt

 

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Response to cbrer (Reply #5)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 05:30 PM

15. Well... except on Broadway...

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 03:30 PM

6. "Patriotic Duty".. That's what it comes down to..

Just who Loves America and who only wants to suck her dry.

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Response to Cha (Reply #6)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 06:26 PM

20. And that's EXACTLY how it should be phrased, worded, and spoken about.

"Who loves America, and who only wants to suck her dry?"

Whiner: "I don't wanna pay taxes! Taxes BAAAAAD!" You: "Oh, so you're one of the Takers, 'eh? You're one of those "Gimme! Gimme!" Something-For-Nothing MOOCHER types, 'eh?"

I think we have to start aggressively framing. And framing AGGRESSIVELY.

Every time we're in conversation somebody who complains that the roads are messed up, there's no public transit worth anything, the bridges are crumbling, they had to wait on hold for 45 minutes calling a government office downtown or in your state capitol because there aren't enough staffers on hand to answer phones in a timely manner, or some such:

Start EVERY phrase with "Well, because nobody wants to pay taxes, (fill in the issue here)."

That connection HAS TO be made. This is an ABSOLUTE MUST. Everybody thinks taxes are bad because they don't connect the dots - about WHAT THOSE TAXES PAY FOR. And when that point IS made, it's made by the bad guys with their own pernicious greedy Agenda of Selfishness - that all those taxes ONLY go toward welfare queens and food stamp moochers.

It's LONG PAST TIME when we surgically attach the facts to the idea of paying taxes. So that the public at large can start connecting the dots and begin to realize that a LOT of what they pay taxes to underwrite - they actually want and like and appreciate having.

In other words, we have to start rehabilitating the whole concept of paying taxes, because the bad guys have thoroughly brainwashed America into the non-thinking, knee-jerk "ooooh, TAXES = BAAAAAAAD!" And we have to turn that thinking around, COMPLETELY.

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 03:39 PM

7. Kicked and recommended.

Thanks for the thread, Playinghardball.

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 04:18 PM

10. To quote the man ...

Oh MY!!

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 05:01 PM

11. Wonderful human being from all points of view...

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 05:26 PM

13. George Takei, The Next Governor of the Great State of California

Let's make it happen. Where can I donate?

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Response to Yavin4 (Reply #13)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 05:34 PM

16. I doubt he will ever run.

He is 75 years old now.

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 05:27 PM

14. He has become my favorite celebrity

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 05:36 PM

17. My first choice as a navigator

and a hell of a good man.

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 05:39 PM

18. truly wonderful soul that one is. n/t

 

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 06:04 PM

19. Sulu's back in town.

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